McCormick Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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McCormick has acquired 16 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

McCormick’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired RB Food for $4.2B. McCormick has acquired in 5 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 4

McCormick

McCormick & Co., Inc.

24 Schilling Road Suite 1,
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031
United States,
(410) 771-7301
www.mccormickcorporation.com

McCormick manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry retail outlets, food manufacturers and food services businesses in more than 125 countries and territories. McCormick was founded in 1889 and is based in Hunt Valley, Maryland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 13 1 - - 2 - 16
vol $1.3B $4.2B $1.5B $7.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
FONA International, Inc. 2020-12-30 710M USD Add-on Acquisition
Geneva, Illinois · www.fona.com
Cholula Hot Sauce 2020-11-24 800M USD Add-on Acquisition
Jalisco, Mexico · www.cholula.com
RB Food 2017-07-18 4.2B USD Divestiture
Chester, New Jersey
Enrico Giotti SpA 2016-11-29 127M USD Add-on Acquisition
, Italy
Botanical Food Co. Pty. Ltd. (Gourmet Garden) 2016-04-19 114M USD Add-on Acquisition
Queensland, Australia · www.gourmetgarden.com
One World Foods, Inc. (dba Stubb's Legendary Kitchen) 2015-08-20 100M USD Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.stubbsbbq.com
Brand Aromatics, Inc. 2015-03-09 63M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lakewood, New Jersey · www.brandaromatics.com
Drogheria E Alimentari SPA 2015-02-20 96M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Firenze, Italy · www.drogheria.com
Wuhan Asia-Pacific Condiments Co., Ltd. 2013-05-31 147M USD Add-on Acquisition
, China
Kohinoor Foods Ltd. 2011-09-12 - Joint Venture
Surajkund, India · www.kohinoorfoods.in
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
McCormick (UK) Ltd.    - Uniq - Uniqsauces Business 2003-01-09 1
Haddenham, United Kingdom · www.mccormickflavoursolutions.co.uk , United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 16 (100%) 7.0B (100%) - -
Total 16 $7.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 5.3B - -
  New Jersey 2 4.3B - -
  Texas 1 100M - -
  Louisiana 1 180M - -
  Illinois 1 710M - -
  California 1 - - -
Italy 2 223M - -
Australia 1 114M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
China 1 147M - -
France 1 379M - -
India 1 - - -
Mexico 1 800M - -
Netherlands 1 65M - -
Poland 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (38%) 5.3B (75%) - -
Cross-border 10 (63%) 1.7B (25%) - -
Total 16 $7.0B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
1
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $4.2B
$100M to $1B 7 $2.5B
< $100M 4 $324M
TOTAL $7.0B
Largest RB Food
$4.2B (2017-07-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
4 (25%)
Strategic(s)
13%
2 (13%)

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